How to Make Polish Kielbasa Sausage

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    Here's What You'll Need to Make Polish Kielbasa Sausage

    Boiled Polish Sausage - Kielbasa. Barbara Rolek

    Here is the recipe for White Polish sausage in its entirety. And here are some special sausage-making tips.

    • 14 feet hog casings, rinsed three times
    • 4 pounds boneless, well-marbled pork shoulder
    • 1/2 cup cold water
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed in press
    • 4 teaspoons salt
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon marjoram
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    Cut the Meat for Polish Kielbasa Sausage According to Your Grinder's Instruction

    Cut meat according to your grinder's instructions. Barbara Rolek

    Slice the meat into narrow strips. Cut the strips into thirds.

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    Grind the Meat for Polish Kielbasa Sausage Coarsely

    Grind meat coarsely. Barbara Rolek

    Push the meat down the grinder chute using a wooden pestle. Don't ever put your fingers in a grinder -- running or not running!

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    Add Seasonings to Ground Meat for Polish Kielbasa Sausage

    Mix seasonings with meat. Barbara Rolek

    Combine water, garlic, salt, pepper and marjoram until salt has dissolved. Mix together with ground meat until thoroughly combined.

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    Check the Seasonings in the Polish Kielbasa Sausage Mixture

    Make sure the sausage meat is seasoned the way you like it. Barbara Rolek

    Fry a small portion of the meat mixture and taste to make sure the seasonings are just right. Remember, sausage is often eaten cold and cold foods need to be over spiced. Also realize, however, that smoking intensifies flavors. Try to achieve a nice balance.

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    Slip a Casing on the Sausage Stuffer to Make Polish Kielbasa Sausage

    Slip the casing on the sausage stuffer. Barbara Rolek

    Knot one end of casing. Lightly coat the stuffer tube with nonstick spray. Slip the other end of casing on the tube and push up until you are nearly at the end of the knot.

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    Place the Ground Meat in the Hopper to Make Polish Kielbasa Sausage

    Fill the hopper with meat. Barbara Rolek

    Fill the hopper with the ground meat and push it through with the wooden pestle.

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    Begin to Extrude the Meat for Polish Kielbasa Sausage

    Begin extruding the sausage. Barbara Rolek

    Following your manufacturer's speed setting recommendation, begin to force the meat into the hopper with one hand, while using the other hand to control the thickness of the link.

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    Boil Polish Kielbasa Sausage

    Boil sausage. Barbara Rolek

    Place the sausage in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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    Enjoy Polish Kielbasa Sausage Boiled, Browned or Smoked

    Smacznego! - Bon Appetit!. Barbara Rolek

    Enjoy Polish kielbasa boiled, boiled and browned or smoked. Here is the White Polish Sausage recipe in its entirety.